Medical-grade Refrigerators: What Makes Them Different?

Posted on Jun 16, 2020 by Miranda Schroeder

Healthcare facilities are under increased pressure to ensure consistent and reliable refrigeration for the storage of temperature sensitive medications, vaccines, reagents, and patient samples. There are significant implications when a refrigerator used for clinical...

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Medical-grade Refrigerator Trends in Central Pharmacy and Nursing Units

Posted on Jun 02, 2020 by Miranda Schroeder

Medical-grade refrigerator adoption continues to climb. According to a recent Pharmacy Purchasing and Products (PP&P) survey of US Pharmacy Directors, pharmacies will be expanding the number of units purchased for clean rooms, central pharmacy, and nursing units over the next...

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Supporting Good Cleanroom Practices with Interlocking, Ambient Pass-through Cabinets

Posted on May 19, 2020 by Ben Greenfield

Ambient temperature pass-through cabinets, also known as pass-through chambers, are used across a variety of applications and environments. They assist in managing risk of contamination which is critical for safety and compliance in clean room environments. Pass-through...

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Reducing Cold Storage Noise in the Pharmacy

Posted on May 13, 2020 by Miranda Schroeder

Hospitals across the country understand that managing noise levels in the professional healthcare environment are essential for a safe and healthy work environment. Many organizations are putting plans in place to enhance their care environment by lowering noise levels.

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7 Immunization Facts You Might Not Know

Posted on May 05, 2020 by Miranda Schroeder

Vaccines have been protecting us from deadly diseases since the late 1700’s. They are essential to public healthwellness in our communities and health across the globe. 

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COVID-19 Refrigerated Medication Storage Challenges

Posted on May 01, 2020 by Miranda Schroeder

The COVID-19 pandemic has created complex, unique challenges for refrigerated medication storage. The pandemic has put stress on the drug inventory leading to conservation efforts and in some cases drug shortages. Inventory management has become crucial and many supportive...

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ASHP Continues to Rapidly Update Assessment of Evidence for COVID-19-Related Treatments

Posted on Apr 21, 2020 by Miranda Schroeder

ASHP continues to rapidly update their COVID-19 resource center. On the website, you can find information related to leadership, pharmacy workforce, patient care, policy and advocacy and infection prevention. This is also a COVID-19 connect community for pharmacists to post...

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Reducing Risk of Refrigerated Medication Errors

Posted on Apr 08, 2020 by Miranda Schroeder

Medication management throughout the health system is complex and challenging. Medications requiring storage at specific temperatures bring an added level of complexity. Proper processes, tools, equipment and planning can help reduce risk and improve storage safety and...

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ASHP Provides an In-depth Resource Center for COVID-19

Posted on Apr 01, 2020 by Miranda Schroeder

Pharmacists play a key role in the health and safety of the patient as well as infection control. The American Society of Healthcare Pharmacists (ASHP) has created an in-depth resource center for all things Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). The organization is closely...

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Infographic: Understanding USP <800> and How it Relates to Your Refrigerator

Posted on Mar 27, 2020 by Miranda Schroeder

When it comes to determining what refrigerators are safe and effective for use in your hazardous drug clean room, it is important to follow the guidelines set forth by the United States Pharmacopeia (USP). This infographic highlights the most important information relating to...

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